[Seas and Oceans] The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne. Illustrations by Férat. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, sd (1875). Large triple in-8°. Publisher's full violet percaline boards "with the two elephants" Engel and the cartouche in positive. Engel bookbinder. Gilt edges. Brown endpapers. Printed by Gauthier-Villars. Catalogue without mention for 1875-1876. On the title page, ex-dono in Indian ink dated January 1877. First illustrated edition and second concomitant hardback with the one "à la bannière".
Spine faded but the golds are still very present. Covers rubbed. Otherwise, a very pleasant copy with a perfect gutter. Rare in this condition and, especially, in this colour!